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Tar Sands Giants Sneaky New Playbook Revealed

7/6/2012 // By Tony Iallonardo

Polluters seem to have drawn the wrong lesson from the Keystone XL controversy. Rather than temper the headlong rush to exploit tar sands, they’re getting sneakier. The tactics: gut environmental and public review while breaking up their grandiose proposals into smaller pieces to avoid detection. If they succeed, […] Read more >

Power plant in front of U.S. Capitol

Big Polluters Continue Their Hold on Congress

2/2/2012 // By Joe Mendelson

The polluter stranglehold on the House of Representatives continued today. Three members of the Republican Congressional leadership sent a letter to the Office of Management and Budget requesting that the White House stop the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from issuing new (and […] Read more >

Canada Geese covered in oil struggle after the Michigan tar sands spill last year. Image from the Daily Green.

Tar Sands Energy Security a Mirage, NWF Tells House Panel

5/23/2011 // By Tony Iallonardo

Reuters said a heavily lopsided panel in favor of approving controversial tar sands pipeline told members it’s okay to skirt environment and safety reviews called for by conservationists.  Only NWF’s Jeremy Symons testimony offered some balance. WATCH OUR HEARING REMIX VIDEO. Questions remain […] Read more >